Dec 26, 2012 10:00pm PST
't the snow slowing everything down. >> at ktvu.com, look for the link to stormtracker 2 at the top of the page. we also posted updates on the ktvu.com channel 2 facebook page. >>> holiday sales slumped nationwide. and there might be more than one reason for the poor numbers. eric rasmussen is live with the mixed reports he heard from retailers, and shoppers. >> reporter: ken, we can tell you there's been no shortage of foot traffic here in downtown walnut creek. one local retailer told me a late rally before christmas saved his season. but it at least appears a lot of people stuck to window shopping this year. hurting the bottom line of some big companies. day after christmas shoppers were out in full force in walnut creek tonight. not everyone had the same holiday shopping story. >> would you say you bought more or less than last year? >> i bought more. >> i didn't buy anything. >> reporter: retail sales missed projections by as much as 3% nationwide. major retailers saw their stock tumble today. >> at the end of the day, it doesn't add up to that much. they were kind of looking.
Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
the gap of interstate 08245 covers the summit. ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the rain in the bay hear has had a big impact on the snow in the sierra. officials save the content of the snow pack is 146% of normal for this time of year. the snow pack provides a third of the water supply for homes, farms and industries in california. the first official snow survey is scheduled for next week. >>> a fatal accident closed pap lo road this afternoon. the highway patrol says the chevy trail blazer going north crossed the center line and hit a car coming the other way. a woman from richmond and her dog died in the passat. the driver of the trail blazer, a man in his 20s suffered a broken arm in the collision. >>> santa rosa police are investigating the death of a 70 year old woman who was found in a pond at a condominium complex this morning. a man found the body at the wood lake complex off eulupa avenue north when he came to clean up from a party. he recognized the woman as his neighbor. neither lived at the condo complex. police say there were no obvious signs showing how that woman di